Tag Archives: Newcastle United

Confirmed! Steve McClaren appointed Newcastle head coach


Steve McClaren has been appointed head coach at Newcastle. The former England manager, who was first offered the job six months ago after Alan Pardew’s contract was relinquished, has agreed a three-year deal at St James’ Park, which could extend to eight. The 54-year-old was sacked by Championship side Derby County at the end of the season after failing to ...

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Fabricio Coloccini: Newcastle United captain apologises to fans

Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini (Image credit: Reuters)

Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini has apologised to fans for the Premier League club’s poor form. In an open letter, the Argentine defender has urged supporters to get behind the team after recent protests. The 15th-placed Magpies are only two points above the bottom three after a run of eight straight league defeats – their worst losing streak since 1977. ...

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Jonny Evans branded ‘simply disgusting’ by FA panel over spitting incident

Jonny Evans’ actions in spitting at Papiss Cisse were “simply disgusting”, said the Football Association panel that found him guilty of misconduct. The Manchester United defender and Newcastle striker Cisse were both charged after spitting at each other during the Red Devils’ 1-0 victory on March 4 in an incident missed by referee Anthony Taylor. Cisse accepted the charge and ...

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Jonny Evans banned for six games, Papiss Cisse for seven


The Football Association has banned Manchester United’s Jonny Evans for six games and Newcastle’s Papiss Cisse for seven matches for spitting. Defender Evans, 27, had denied the charge which related to an incident with striker Cisse in the Red Devils’ 1-0 win over the Magpies on Wednesday. Cisse, 29, is suspended for an extra game as he was banned in ...

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Jonny Evans: Man Utd defender denies FA spitting charge

Jonny Evans (jersey number 6) 
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has denied an FA charge for allegedly spitting at Newcastle’s Papiss Cisse in Wednesday’s Premier League match. An independent hearing into the case will be held on Friday night, with a decision expected on Saturday. Evans, 27, was charged on Thursday and faces a six-game ban if found guilty. He has previously denied deliberately spitting ...

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EPL: Carver Takes Newcastle Reins Until Summer

Newcastle United caretaker manager John Carver

Newcastle United can confirm that John Carver will take the role of head coach until the end of the 2014/15 season. Managing director, Lee Charnley, said: “At the beginning of this process it was my desire and intention to appoint an individual to the position of head coach who would be available to start immediately. “Having now explored at some length the ...

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Newcastle boss Alan Pardew aware of pressure


Alan Pardew admits both he and his Newcastle United squad have to ‘stand up and deliver’ as the pressure mounts at St James’ Park. The under-fire boss is reported to be on borrowed time after overseeing a dismal start to the 2014/15 campaign. Four games into the new Premier League season, Newcastle find themselves rooted to the foot of the ...

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